The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sophos PLC.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 234 270 274
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +4
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 33 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.44% 0.071% 0.049%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% 0.14% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 4
Average salary £30,000 £39,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £29,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
Sophos
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3440 4204 3873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 45.80% 49.44% 47.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2745 3445 3320
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Sophos
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the East of England region.

Sophos Salary Trend in the East of England

Sophos
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Sophos Salary Histogram in the East of England

Sophos
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +22 21 £43,750 +12.17% 1
Suffolk - 7 £20,000 -
Essex - 3 £30,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Sophos also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sophos.

1 62 (86.11%) Windows
2 60 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 59 (81.94%) Active Directory
4 57 (79.17%) MS Exchange
5 52 (72.22%) DNS
6 50 (69.44%) VMware
7 48 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 47 (65.28%) DHCP
9 45 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 41 (56.94%) Cisco
11 40 (55.56%) Firewall
12 37 (51.39%) VMware ESX
12 37 (51.39%) Backup Exec
12 37 (51.39%) Citrix
12 37 (51.39%) SQL Server
12 37 (51.39%) vSphere
13 32 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
14 29 (40.28%) Exchange Server 2003
14 29 (40.28%) XenDesktop
14 29 (40.28%) Windows Server 2012
15 27 (37.50%) NetBackup
15 27 (37.50%) Clustering
15 27 (37.50%) Symantec
15 27 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
15 27 (37.50%) Blackberry
15 27 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
15 27 (37.50%) IIS
15 27 (37.50%) SQL
15 27 (37.50%) Windows 2000
15 27 (37.50%) Veritas

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Sophos also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sophos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 57 (79.17%) MS Exchange
2 48 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 29 (40.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 27 (37.50%) IIS
6 10 (13.89%) IBM Notes
7 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.78%) ArcGIS
8 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.78%) Lync
8 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (27.78%) MS Office
2 14 (19.44%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.78%) S-PLUS
3 2 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (72.22%) DNS
2 47 (65.28%) DHCP
3 40 (55.56%) Firewall
4 23 (31.94%) VPN
5 8 (11.11%) SAN
6 7 (9.72%) VoIP
7 6 (8.33%) SNMP
7 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.78%) BIG-IP
8 2 (2.78%) FTP
8 2 (2.78%) WAN
8 2 (2.78%) LAN
8 2 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.78%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.39%) PABX
9 1 (1.39%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.39%) Internet
9 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (51.39%) SQL Server
2 27 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 27 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.94%) MySQL
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.78%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (6.94%) Finance
1 5 (6.94%) Games
2 1 (1.39%) Marketing
2 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.39%) Automotive
2 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (40.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (37.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (23.61%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (19.44%) Analyst
5 13 (18.06%) Support Analyst
6 10 (13.89%) Desktop Support
6 10 (13.89%) Desktop Analyst
6 10 (13.89%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 8 (11.11%) Support Assistant
7 8 (11.11%) IT Support Assistant
7 8 (11.11%) IT Assistant
7 8 (11.11%) IT Support
8 5 (6.94%) Security Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) IT Security Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) IT Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Sales Executive
10 2 (2.78%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
10 2 (2.78%) Integration Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) IT Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) Web Services
2 2 (2.78%) JSF
2 2 (2.78%) XML
2 2 (2.78%) J2EE
2 2 (2.78%) GWT
2 2 (2.78%) Dojo
3 1 (1.39%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (37.50%) Clustering
1 27 (37.50%) Blackberry
2 8 (11.11%) iPad
3 2 (2.78%) Replication
3 2 (2.78%) GIS
3 2 (2.78%) EFT
3 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 62 (86.11%) Windows
2 45 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (40.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (37.50%) Windows 2000
5 25 (34.72%) Windows 7
6 18 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 18 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (16.67%) Linux
8 5 (6.94%) Ubuntu
8 5 (6.94%) Mac OS X
8 5 (6.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.28%) ITIL
2 9 (12.50%) Project Management
3 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 6 (8.33%) Information Security
4 5 (6.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (6.94%) Security Management
4 5 (6.94%) Risk Management
4 5 (6.94%) Security Architecture
4 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (6.94%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (6.94%) Patch Management
4 5 (6.94%) Security Patching
5 2 (2.78%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.78%) Process Management
5 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.78%) Logistics
5 2 (2.78%) Migration
5 2 (2.78%) Test Scripting
5 2 (2.78%) Data Migration
5 2 (2.78%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 27 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (2.78%) VBScript
2 2 (2.78%) VB
2 2 (2.78%) C
2 2 (2.78%) Java
2 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
2 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (25.00%) MCP
2 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (13.89%) SC Cleared
4 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (8.33%) MCSE
6 5 (6.94%) MCSA
7 4 (5.56%) Degree
8 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.17%) CCNA
9 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
9 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (81.94%) Active Directory
2 37 (51.39%) VMware ESX
2 37 (51.39%) vSphere
3 29 (40.28%) XenDesktop
4 27 (37.50%) vCloud
4 27 (37.50%) XenApp
5 23 (31.94%) Hyper-V
6 18 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (13.89%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 37 (51.39%) Backup Exec
2 27 (37.50%) NetBackup
2 27 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (15.28%) Nagios
4 5 (6.94%) Nessus
Vendors
1 60 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 50 (69.44%) VMware
3 41 (56.94%) Cisco
4 37 (51.39%) Citrix
5 27 (37.50%) Symantec
5 27 (37.50%) Veritas
6 23 (31.94%) HP
7 18 (25.00%) Apple
7 18 (25.00%) SonicWALL
8 11 (15.28%) Lotus
9 10 (13.89%) Websense
10 6 (8.33%) CheckPoint
11 5 (6.94%) WatchGuard
12 4 (5.56%) SolarWinds
13 3 (4.17%) Google
13 3 (4.17%) EMC
14 2 (2.78%) ESRI
14 2 (2.78%) Tripwire
14 2 (2.78%) NetApp
14 2 (2.78%) Oracle
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